After being one of the best fighter pilots in the United States Navy for more than thirty years, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell continues to push his limits as a test pilot. would force him to give up flying. He is tasked with training a detachment of young Top Gun school graduates for a special mission that no pilot would ever have imagined. During this mission, Maverick meets Lieutenant Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw , the son of his late friend, navigator Nick “Goose” Bradshaw. Faced with an uncertain future, haunted by his ghosts, Maverick will have to face his worst nightmares during a mission that will require the greatest of sacrifices.